Graduate nurses' transition and integration into the workplace: a qualitative comparison of graduate nurses' and Nurse Unit Managers' perspectives.

@article{Walker2013GraduateNT,
  title={Graduate nurses' transition and integration into the workplace: a qualitative comparison of graduate nurses' and Nurse Unit Managers' perspectives.},
  author={Arlene Walker and Celisha Earl and Beth M Costa and Lucy Cuddihy},
  journal={Nurse education today},
  year={2013},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={291-6}
}
A three-year longitudinal qualitative study was undertaken to compare graduate nurses' (GNs') and Nurse Unit Managers' (NUMs') perceptions regarding the workplace factors that affect GNs' during the first year of clinical practice in a regional context in Victoria, Australia. In the first year a pilot study was used to develop a qualitative survey seeking information about GNs' transition experiences. Over the next two years 69 GNs and 25 NUMs from one health organisation completed the… CONTINUE READING

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